My First Time Hospital Experience This blog post is based on my experience in lead up to and first time in surgery (and staying in hospital). What: Right Hemi-Colectomy (approx 45cm large & small intestine removed – at the terminal ileum). When: Jan 2016 Pre Operation Living in Far North Queensland, I did not haveContinue reading “Crohn’s Surgery – What to Expect”
When you think everything is going swimmingly a shark appears. This is what happened at my 6month post op follow up. After my surgery in January last year I honestly thought I was cured (aka Crohn’s free). By no means was recovery easy but around 6months post surgery I was feeling healthy, fit and hadContinue reading “Update from Kate”
Do you ever wonder how an earth that mum of three, or that young career driven person working long hours or the full-time uni student juggling four jobs all seem to have more time than you? I am a full-time engineer, part-time swimming coach, part-time tutor, part-time blogger, a lover of endurance sports andContinue reading “Top Tips to FIT in FITness!”
Let’s get fit?! Are you struggling to get started or maintain motivation? You may have started a fitness lifestyle change and within a week your excitement has subsided and you lack all motivation. The excuses may start with… It’s too hot! I don’t have time! It’s too cold! I don’t feel in the mood! Continue reading “Fitness Motivation Tips”
Crohn’s Disease, like many other autoimmune diseases affect all aspects of your life including: working, eating, sleeping, socialising, travelling and exercising. Before and after diagnosis I experienced the struggles, the embarrassment and the challenges that come with the disease. Being a “glass half full“ kind of girl I always try and find the positives inContinue reading “Overview of Crohn’s Disease”
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